[AI] need the shortcut keys for players

BHAWANI SHANKAR VERMA bsvermadurg at gmail.com
Sat May 15 22:11:23 EDT 2010

windows media player and winamp, both are tools to play audio and video 
files and manage your library of music. here i am pasting shortcut keys for 
both, windows media player and winamp. i had experienced that winamp is more 
accessible and friendly software for blind users.

The following hotkeys are available in Windows Media Player:
In all areas:
Use Tab and Shift+Tab to navigate through the buttons and controls on the 
In the Play Control Group:
Pressing Enter will play current track.
Use Control+P for playing and pausing.
Use Control+S to stop playing.
Use F7 to Mute the track.
Use F8 to decrease the volume.
Use F9 to increase the volume.
Use Control+Shift+B for rewinding.
Use Control+Shift+F for fast forwarding.
Use Control+B to move to the previous track.
Use Control+F to move to the next track.
In the Library area:
To jump to the Task Center main selection tree, use Alt+Control+M.
To jump to the Current Play/results List, use Alt+Control+L.
When burning a CD/DVD:
Use Alt+b to start the burn process.
Use Alt+s to stop the burn process.
Use Alt+A to edit the Play list.
Use Alt+C to set Sync settings.
When synchronizing:
Use Alt+S to start and stop the sync process.
Use Alt+C to set sync settings.

winamp shortcut keys:
Note that these keyboard shortcuts are a good starting point, but this list
is far from complete. :)

******* Keyboard Shortcuts (these can be used in most Winamp windows) 

Key  Action
F1  Open Help
Ctrl+F1  About Box
Ctrl+A  Toggle Always on Top (N/A in playlist editor and media library)
Ctrl+Alt+A  Toggle always on top (playlist editor)
Ctrl+W  Toggle Windowshade mode (main window, unless in playlist editor)
Ctrl+D  Toggle Doublesize Mode
Ctrl+E  Toggle Easymove (only applicable in classic skins)
Ctrl+T  Toggle Time Display Mode
Alt+W  Toggle Main Window
Alt+E  Toggle Playlist Editor
Alt+G  Toggle Graphical Equalizer
Alt+V  Toggle Video Window
Alt+L  Toggle Media Library
Ctrl+Tab  Cycle through different Winamp windows
Alt+S  Go to Skin selection
Ctrl+P  Go to Preferences
Alt+F  Open Main Menu
Alt+K  Configure current visualization plug-in
Ctrl+Sh+K  Start/stop current visualization plug-In
Ctrl+K  Open visualization plug-in section of preferences
Ctrl+J  Jump to time in current track
J or Keypad . Open jump-to-file box
Ctrl+Alt+N  Spawn new Winamp instance
Alt+M  Minimize Winamp
Ctrl+H  Show recently played files/streams (History :)

******* Main Window Keyboard Shortcuts *******

Key  Action
R  Toggle Repeat
S  Toggle Shuffle

Alt+3  Current file info box/tag editor

(playback controls)
Z  Previous Track
X  Play/Restart/Unpause
C  Pause/Unpause
V  Stop
Shift+V  Stop with Fadeout
Ctrl+V  Stop after current track
B  Next Track
L  Open/Play File
Ctrl+L  Open/Play location
Shift+L  Open/Play Directory

Left Arrow Rewind 5 seconds
Right Arrow Fast-forward 5 seconds
Up Arrow  Turn Volume Up
Down Arrow Turn Volume Down

Keypad 1  Jump Ten Songs Back
Keypad 6  Next Track
Keypad 5  Play/Restart/Unpause
Keypad 4  Previous Track
Keypad 3  Jump Ten Songs Forward
Keypad 7  Rewind 5 seconds
Keypad 9  Fast-forward 5 seconds
Keypad 8  Turn Volume Up
Keypad 2  Turn Volume Down
Keypad 0  Open/Play File
Ctrl+Keypad 0 Open/Play location
Insert  Open/Play Directory

******* Playlist Window Keyboard Shortcuts *******

Key  Action
R  Toggle Repeat
S  Toggle Shuffle

(file io)
L  Add File
Ctrl+L  Add Location
Shift+L   Add Directory
Ctrl+N  New (Clear) Playlist
Ctrl+O  Open (Load) Playlist
Ctrl+S  Save Playlist
Alt+3  View/Edit Track Info for selected track(s)
Ctrl+E  Edit Selected Track Filename(s)
Ctrl+Keypad 0 Add Location
Insert  Add Directory

(playlist manipulation)
Ctrl+A  Select All
Ctrl+I  Invert Selection
Delete  Remove Selected Files from Playlist
Ctrl+Delete Crop Playlist
Ctrl+Sh+Del Clear Playlist (same as Ctrl+N)

Alt+Down Arrow Move Selected Files Down
Alt+Up Arrow Move Selected Files Up

Down Arrow Move Cursor Down
Up Arrow  Move Cursor Up
Enter  Play Selected File
End  Jump to End of List
Home  Jump to Start of List
Page Up  Move up by a fifth of a page
Page Down Move down by a fifth of a page

Alt+Delete Remove missing files from playlist

(playlist sorting)
Ctrl+Sh+1  Sort Playlist by Title
Ctrl+Sh+2  Sort Playlist by File Name
Ctrl+Sh+3  Sort Playlist by File Path and Name
Ctrl+R  Reverse Playlist
Ctrl+Sh+R Randomize Playlist

Most main window playback controls also work in the playlist editor.

******* Equalizer Keyboard Shortcuts (Classic skins only) *******

Key  Action
1 - 0  Increase EQ bands 1-10
Q - P  Decrease EQ bands 1-10
`  Increase EQ Preamp
TAB  Decrease EQ Preamp
N  Toggle EQ Enabled
A  Toggle EQ Auto-Loading
S  Open Presets Menu
Ctrl+S  Load Preset

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "raghuraman" <thinkdontblink at gmail.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Saturday, May 15, 2010 10:28 PM
Subject: [AI] need the shortcut keys for players

> friends please tell me the shortcut keys for windows media player
> and winamp and also tell me the uses of these players
> cheers raghu
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